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First Aid

HLTAID003 - Provide first aid

This Nationally Accredited Training (NRT) course is offered in partnership with Healthcorp - RTO ID 91222 who issue the Certificate.

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?                                                     

This course is available:

  • for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only

Why choose this course?

This course has a focus on applying first aid to a person with a disability.  This is an essential qualification for employees who provide direct client support including those employed in disability support practitioner roles. At Cerebral Palsy Alliance this is a compulsory course for all workers with a direct support role, including Disability Support Practitioners.

Certification is valid for three (3) years and must be renewed before expiry.

What content does the program cover?

The course is a combination of theory and demonstration practical skills with a focus on applying first aid to a person with disability.  It covers the essential knowledge and skills required to apply first aid in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.  The content covers the essential knowledge elements, performance criteria and assessment requirements of the HLTAID003 Apply first aid unit of competency, specifically
•    Responding to emergencies contextualised to the workplace/community settings
•    Applying appropriate first aid procedures
•    Communicating details of an incident
•    Evaluating the incident and own performance

Does the program have any prerequisites?

There is compulsory online pre-reading and a series of quiz questions that must be completed prior to attending this course (please allow 1.5 – 2hours). This requirement is mandatory and strictly enforced.  In addition, to meet the ARC guidelines and NRT competency assessment requirements, course participants must be able to demonstrate the physical skills required to perform uninterrupted adult and infant CPR as well as other first aid procedures.

Course completion requires:

Demonstration of the required knowledge and performance criteria of the HLTAID003 Apply first aid unit of competency.  Competency assessment includes:

  • Online pre-reading and quiz questions
  • Written questions and a workplace incident report
  • Practical demonstration of first aid procedures in a 
    • Adult and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Responding to first aid scenarios in a simulated environment contextualised to the workplace, including
    • Conducting a visual and verbal assessment of a person
    • Demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
    • Post-incident debrief and evaluation
    • Providing accurate verbal and written reports of first aid incidents
  • Applied first aid procedures for
    • Allergic reactions
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Bleeding control
    • Choking and airway obstruction
    • Envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
    • Fractures, sprains and strains
    • Respiratory distress, including asthma
    • shock

Competency is assessed in accordance with ARC guidelines and NRT requirements, via a variety of methods including:

  • Online pre-reading and quiz questions
  • Written answers to theory questions and incident reports
  • Practical demonstration of – 
    • Adult and infant CPR
    • Responding to first aid scenarios
    • Applying first aid procedures
       

What is the cost?

Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees are exempt from the full course fee however will be required to make a financial contribution of $30 to the cost of their First Aid certification and booklet.

How long is the course?

Duration: online pre-requisite (approx 1.5-2hrs) plus 1 day face to face training and assessment

Time: Please see scheduled times or enquire below

Please BYO lunch

Where can I get more information?

Contact: The Training Alliance Team 
Email: training@cerebralpalsy.org.au 
Phone: +61 2 9975 8715

Cancellation conditions apply

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Fri 29 Jan 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Croudace Bay Register
Tue 02 Feb 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Thu 11 Feb 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Croudace Bay Register
Tue 16 Feb 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Thu 18 Feb 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Mon 22 Feb 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Croudace Bay Register
Fri 26 Feb 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Croudace Bay Register
Wed 03 Mar 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Tue 09 Mar 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Thu 25 Mar 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Tue 30 Mar 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Wed 07 Apr 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Tue 13 Apr 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Wed 28 Apr 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Thu 29 Apr 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register